Spicy Melon Cooler Recipe


  • 4 cups seedless watermelon chunks, frozen solid
  • 6 oz tequila
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp Sriracha, gochujang, or other hot sauce
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp basil leaves
  • Optional:
  • 2 Tbsp simple syrup or honey
  • Garnish:
  • fresh basil sprigs, flake salt, sriracha


  1. Combine all ingredients in blender until smooth and thick. Taste for heat and sweetness, adjust if needed. Puree again. Divide among glasses and serve with optional garnishes.


Amount Per Serving (based on 4 servings)
Calories: 150
Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 75 mg
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 10 g
Protein: 1 g
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